Let the Crazy Child Write!

Let the Crazy Child Write!

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Twelve lively, in-depth chapters reveal how following our untrained impulses a€” our creative unconscious or qCrazy Childq a€” gives an authentic grasp on writing stories, poems, plays, and essays. Let the Crazy Child Write! introduces exercises that explicitly tap this knowledge and also presents guidelines on how to give, and receive, constructive feedback. This is the first how-to-write text to give full credit to the creative unconscious since Becoming a Writer, the 1934 classic by Dorothea Brande. Matson goes further by developing writing techniques step by step: Image Detail, Slow Motion, Hook, Persona Writing, Point of View, Dialogue, Plot, Narrative Presence, Good ClichAcs, Character, Surrealism, and Resolution.In fact, our working definition of new journalism states, a€œTake the reader on the same journey you make to find the information. ... An essay might need slow motion writing. A story or a novel ... Double-space your prose and leave wide margins.

Title:Let the Crazy Child Write!
Author:Clive Matson
Publisher:New World Library - 2011-02-08


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